Hogarth Worldwide

Mid-weight Front End Developer

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(21/05/2020 16:44)
Job ID
2020-4245
# of Openings
1
Job Location(s)
UK-London
Category
Hidden (54060)

Overview

The Company:

Hogarth Worldwide is a leading creative production company, producing advertising and marketing content for many of the world’s most famous brands, across all media around the world. Hogarth was founded 10 years ago and has grown from a start-up to over 4,000 people, across 28 cities worldwide and is now part of the WPP family. Our rapid growth continues to drive us forward making Hogarth an exciting place to work and a great place to achieve your career ambitions.

 

The Role:

The Front-End Developer needs to build/modify responsive web pages using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc. based on the visual briefs. The Front-End Developer will work on localization of the page based on the assets provided which includes, updating links, images, and text, in accordance to the client’s coding standards.

 

You must be enthusiastic about technology and constantly be looking at the next innovation. On top of possessing strong oral, interpersonal and organizational abilities, you must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Flexibility and tolerance is a necessity. You will be rewarded with training and mentoring from the senior development team within an excellent team atmosphere.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use the provided frameworks and automation tools to produce microsites for partner and reseller CMSs
  • Test all work in situ in partner sites to ensure partners can take the whole code and put it in their CMS without further coding (except for adding their custom links)
  • Prettify code and name assets clearly and consistently to make it easy for partners to use code. Consult the Partner ReadMe and the provided documentation. To ensure code and file naming follows accepted guidelines
  • Validate code using offline tools
  • Develop new digital assets as identified by supervisor and management
  • Modify existing code to accommodate for a locale – including changing image paths, server-side includes (SSI), file names, directories, other elements, and other development tasks
  • Ensure all your work is performed according to the brief and minimum requirements for each client.
  • Develop fast and efficiently to meet tight deadlines
  • Produce digital assets in several languages
  • Update and amend existing assets
  • Maintain client digital assets to the best of your ability using clean, accessible mark-up according to the latest web standards
  • Help and advise project managers with client’s digital requests
  • Keep an eye on the latest trends to help boost development efficiencies
  • Awareness of the client's mobile platform with the ability to build solutions that take advantage of the latest operating system features while remaining performant on the latest devices

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • A Minimum of 6 years commercial development experience within an agency
  • Able to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Fluent in English, written and oral, due to the nature of the work
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organised
  • Experience using Subversion (GUI or command-line)
  • Understanding of branch management
  • In the absence of approved project management tools in a black environment, must possess an ability to break down tasks and self-manage to a degree
  • Knowledge of FE pre-processing (Sass and Browserify)
  • Expertise in web languages and standard technologies, including version control systems (SVN and GIT), repositories, and build tools (Gulp)
  • Expertise in HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3 and JavaScript/JQuery
  • Good JS debugging skills
  • Responsive development experience
  • Experience working with Front-End Frameworks (Foundation)
  • Image manipulation software (Photoshop, InDesign) and able to slice elements out of a PSD and to use in-house image export
  • Accessible and SEO based coding
  • Self-starter who is able to hand-code front-end NOT using any WYSIWYG tools like Dreamweaver and keen to learn new technologies
  • Clear understanding of Usability
  • Proficient in developing to W3C Standards
  • Knowledge of the challenges of Email newsletter builds. Ability to work with MJML and in-house MJML automation tools
  • Progressive enhancement and graceful degradation
  • Experience in working with Bash shell
  • Experience with optimization for mobile devices and familiarity with responsive and adaptive methods
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to travel as required, sometimes for several weeks at a time

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